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LISTEN: MLB starts this week, Sample the Sierra goes virtual and more on Tahoe Talk podcast

Staff report

C19 Totals:
14.6m cases, 609k deaths (US = 3.9m cases, 143k deaths)

Quick hits:

  • Another bison encounter in Yellowstone
  • Chaos in Portland continues… viral photo
  • Tyra Banks announced as the new Dancing With The Stars host

Global News:

  • Opening day for MLB on Thursday and Friday! Rule changes to watch for: Universal DH, three-batter minimum for pitchers, and extra innings start with a runner on second base
  • 3 missions to Mars this month while Earth is closest to the red planet (Dubai’s launch attempt, twice postponed due to weather, successful yesterday! China’s launch is Thursday and US/Europe collaborative launch is Thurs. 7/30 with a rover designed to touch down Feb. 2021 and bring back samples in 2025
  • New Zoom tablet with multiple cams and mics! $599 gets you 3 smart webcams, 8 noise reducing mics and is slated to ship in August.

Local News:

  • New Tahoe Rim Trail “Unsupported” Record Time (41 hours 9 mins)
  • Nevada Legislature special session comes to an end
  • Renegade Rave on Spooner Summit gets dispersed
  • Sample the Sierra goes virtual and America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride canceled for 2020
  • Hog Fire Update: Mon @ 9am = 5,400 acres, 5% containmen sending smoke into Tahoe/Reno

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